Cyber Security: Not Just a Technical Challenge Anymore

Cyber Security: Not Just a Technical Challenge Anymore

News on mass and major data breaches is becoming more and more frequent, and these sometimes-daily reports have somehow surprisingly lost on ...

What Facebook Atlas Means For Advertisers (and You)

What Facebook Atlas Means For Advertisers (and You)

Everyone has an opinion about data: some people support the aggregation of data for research, some people are so scared about the collection ...

Google and the Future: Large-Scale Video Display Screens

Google and the Future: Large-Scale Video Display Screens

Watching Tom Cruise's character in The Minority Report manipulate different screens is fascinating. This is one of the many examples of science ...

Prey 3D-Printed Lures Disrupt Fishing Tackle Industry

Prey 3D-Printed Lures Disrupt Fishing Tackle Industry

You might think that fishing and 3D printing have nothing in common. But Syracuse University graduate student, Kean Clifford, wants you to ...

Is Kim Kardashian a Mobile App Mastermind?

Is Kim Kardashian a Mobile App Mastermind?

Her free mobile app has already made millions. What about it has users (including my sister) hooked? Kim Kardashian’s mobile app is addicting. How ...

Cyber Security: Not Just a Technical Challenge Anymore

Cyber Security: Not Just a

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What Facebook Atlas Means For Advertisers (and You)

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Google and the Future: Large-Scale Video Display Screens

Google and the Future: Large-Scale

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Prey 3D-Printed Lures Disrupt Fishing Tackle Industry

Prey 3D-Printed Lures Disrupt Fishing

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| October 23, 2014

Cyber Security: Not Just a Technical Challenge Anymore

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News on mass and major data breaches is becoming more and more frequent, and these sometimes-daily reports have somehow surprisingly lost on us the huge reach and effects they represent. Society seems to have become numb to this issue. Many believe that there is nothing that can be done about these situations. Some think we → Read More

| October 23, 2014

What Facebook Atlas Means For Advertisers (and You)

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Everyone has an opinion about data: some people support the aggregation of data for research, some people are so scared about the collection of personal data that they have sworn off the internet, and some people just like to talk about data. In 2013, Facebook acquired Atlas from Microsoft for nearly $100 million and nobody really → Read More

| October 22, 2014

Google and the Future: Large-Scale Video Display Screens

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Watching Tom Cruise’s character in The Minority Report manipulate different screens is fascinating. This is one of the many examples of science fiction technology that is now becoming a possible reality. Mary Lou Jepson has been leading a project with Google X to develop large-scale video display screens. This would create a display for users → Read More

| October 22, 2014

Prey 3D-Printed Lures Disrupt Fishing Tackle Industry

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You might think that fishing and 3D printing have nothing in common. But Syracuse University graduate student, Kean Clifford, wants you to change your mind. Last year he founded a company that creates new fishing lure designs made on 3D printers. His lures have caught the attention of anglers. It all started in Professor Dan → Read More

| October 21, 2014

Lono: A ‘Future Conscious’ Home Irrigation System

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From the Student Sandbox to HackUpstate, a variety of opportunities are readily available in the Central New York area for up and coming businesses. Over the past decade, there have been countless local small businesses that have both succeeded and failed. But moving forward, what startup characteristics are important to note? ‘Future Conscious’ Key Personally, → Read More

| October 21, 2014

Is Kim Kardashian a Mobile App Mastermind?

Kim Kardashian: Hollywood

Her free mobile app has already made millions. What about it has users (including my sister) hooked? Kim Kardashian’s mobile app is addicting. How do I know this? I downloaded it to see what all the hype was about. Now every time I see my sister she steals my phone to play the game. She’s → Read More

| October 20, 2014

5 Tips For a Great Presentation

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In my short time here at the iSchool, I’ve given several presentations, and witnessed many more. Some people are top-notch speakers and love to get up on stage and talk. Others are mic-shy and avoid being in the spotlight as much as possible. Regardless of where you stand on the spectrum, as a modern information → Read More

| October 17, 2014

Professor’s Job Offer Revoked Over Tweets; Intellectual Freedom Fears Follow

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Librarians take to Twitter using #Critlib to discuss the early termination of Steven Salaita and its impact on academic libraries. #Critlib is a biweekly Twitter chat where librarians discuss critical pedagogy and how it can be used in library instruction. A recent discussion focused on the situation of Professor Steven Salaita, whose offer of a tenured → Read More

| October 16, 2014

Samsung Combats Apple’s Latest With Brutal Ad Campaign

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Apple Inc has certainly taken the industry by storm with its new products this fall, including the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Watch, and the Apple Pay service. The technology company is currently the most valuable brand in the world according to the Interbrand Best Global Brands annual report, surpassing Coca-Cola, IBM, Microsoft, and → Read More

| October 15, 2014

7 Factors Veterans Should Consider in a College Search

2014 Veterans Commencement at Syracuse University

What sets colleges apart from one another in the benefits and experience they provide for student veterans? There are plenty of online rankings out there, but looking deeper there are specific, important components shared by the greatest schools for veterans. Here are some of the top qualities to look for when considering an education after → Read More